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An Introduction to Charles Booth's London

London

This course will explore aspects of Charles Booth's landmark survey 'Life & Labour of the People in London', published in 17 volumes between 1889 and 1903 (the entire series can be read in the Bishops ...
19:00 -
20:30
26 February 2019 -
02 April 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19209

The Story of the Port of London

London

The history of London has been shaped by its port. This seven week course will look at how shipping and trade have been vital for London since the Romans, covering the explosion in trade during the Tu ...
18:30 -
20:30
17 January 2019 -
28 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19201

Our East End (1860s-1950s)

London

Five weeks. Five characters. Hundreds of original historical sources to handle and explore. This immersive Hands-on History course takes a fresh look at local history by adopting a biographical approa ...
18:30 -
20:00
31 January 2019 -
07 March 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19214

A-Z of London Radicals

London

London has a vibrant history of challenges to the status quo, and of protest and revolt in the workplace, in local communities and at its centres of power. This course will highlight the life stories ...
18:30 -
20:30
28 February 2019 -
11 April 2019
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LN19210

Walking Tours - Discovering West London

London

Explore the history and development of Notting Hill, Earls Court, Chelsea and Kensington. A famous market, a renowned cemetery, the music club that started the careers of many notable singers, breath- ...
14:30 -
16:30
03 February 2019 -
24 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19206

Social Housing – History and Design

London

This study session will examine the shifting economic and political contexts for the building of social housing in London. Beginning with a classroom session and ending with a guided walk of some exam ...
14:00 -
16:30
02 February 2019 -
02 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19216

Walking Tours - Architecture in the City of London

London

This walk will take you on journey through the City of London, focussing on a number of buildings from the mid 20th century and up to the present. From utopian master planning of the post-war period, ...
11:00 -
13:00
02 March 2019 -
02 March 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19203

Walking Tours - Queer Soho

London

Soho has been a centre for London’s queer communities since at least the 19th century, and this walk will take you around some of the area’s lesser-known queer locations.  Along the way we will hear s ...
11:00 -
13:00
30 March 2019 -
30 March 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19205

Walking Tours - Public Art in the City of London

London

Public art has developed into a diverse field of responses to the urban spaces in which it is placed. This walk will reveal some of the City’s fascinating public artworks. From memorials to past Londo ...
11:00 -
13:00
23 March 2019 -
23 March 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19204

A Social History of Food in London (1860s-1970s)

London

From Victorian watercress sellers to Second World War rationing to the rise of vegetarian lifestyles, this informative and enjoyable Hands-on History workshop introduces the social history of food and ...
11:00 -
13:00
09 March 2019 -
09 March 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19212